The Steven Lomazow Collection of American Periodicals

One of the largest periodical collection of all time. The Steven Lomazow Collection consists of almost 30 thousand issues dating back to the early 1700's.  A finer collection of periodical artwork you can't find any where else.


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Local ID: 2352

Estimated Value: $600

Title: Lantern
Category: Humor
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Date: January 1852
Published in: New York, NY
One of the best of 40 comic periodicals issued between 1850 and 1865, published weekly in the format of hte prototypical British humor magazine, “Punch”, and edited by the comic actor John Broughm. It was well illustrated by, among others, Frank Bellew and proposed to ‘take the shine out of humbug, folly, pride, and vain-glory and provide the Atlantic community with rays of humor from Yankeedoodledum.Listed in ULS as “Diogenes, Hys Lantern”.